Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin City
The Irish Museum of Modern Art is Ireland's leading national institution for the collection and presentation of modern and contemporary art. The Museum presents a wide variety of art in a dynamic program of exhibitions, which regularly includes bodies of work from its own Collection and its award-winning Education and Community Department. It also creates more widespread access to art and artists through its Studio and National programs.
The permanent Collection of the Irish Museum of Modern Art comprises some 1,650 works. The collection reflects some of the most exciting trends in Irish and international art with lens-based work by Marina Abramovic, James Coleman, Willie Doherty, Gilbert and George, Candida Höfer, Pierre Huyghe, Philippe Parreno, Issac Julien, and Paul Seawright, installations by Gerard Byrne, Liam Gillick, Ann Hamilton, and llya and Emilia Kabakov. Also, sculpture by Stephan Balkenhol, Dorothy Cross, Iran do Espírito Santo, Juan Munoz, Kathy Prendergast, Rebecca Horn and Corban Walker; and paintings by Barrie Cooke, Howard Hodgkin, Tony O’Malley, Philip Taaffe, Juan Uslé, and Jack B. Yeats. Major donations include a wide variety of modern and contemporary art, including paintings by Basil Blackshaw, Cecil King and Sean Scully, sculptural works by Louise Bourgeois, Barry Flanagan and James McKenna and a film installation by Neil Jordan. Heritage Gifts include 50 works from the PJ Carroll and Co. Ltd. Art Collection, and 46 works from the Bank of Ireland Collection
The Museum's temporary exhibition program regularly juxtaposes the work of leading, well-established figures with that of younger-generation artists to create a debate about the nature and function of art.
The Museum’s Mediator Team (gallery staff) presents free guided tours every week on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at 2:30pm. No booking is required and tours depart from the main reception area.
Museum Facilities include a bookshop and a café
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